An AHRC Collaborative Skills Development Project (Student led strand)

This project is funded by the AHRC and Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery and was inspired by a research trip Cynthia Johnston (Project Lead and Coordinator) made to the Museum in 2012.

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MS Hart 20996, Venetian Book of Hours, c. 1470, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery


Hart Collection, Muhammad ibn Sulayman al-Jazuli, Dala’il al-khayrat (Guide to Goodness), 18thc, Persia , ink on paper, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
MS Hart 20884, Flemish Book of Hours attributed to the Master of Henry IV, c. 1480, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery
Confucius Sinarum philosophus: sive scientia Sinensis Latine exposita / stu . – Parisiis : Apud Danielem Horthemels…, 1687, Harris Library, Preston
 From The Infant’s Library, published in London between 1785 and 1802. A note inside the book  reads ‘Printed in 1802.  Given to me when 4 years old.  Now I am 73.  Mary Lane, Decr. 29th, 1871′.